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Experience Election Day in Costa Rica with The Tico Times’ first-ever 360 video
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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Experience Election Day in Costa Rica with The Tico Times’ first-ever 360 video

The Tico Times - April 1, 2018

If you weren't able to experience the sights and sounds of Costa Rica's packed polling places and flag-filled streets for yourself today, do the next best thing:…

Images from a busy, hot Election Day in Costa Rica
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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Images from a busy, hot Election Day in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - April 1, 2018

Flags, honking horns, a few protests, and excitement as candidates were glimpsed at interviews or polling stations around the Central Valley have made for an unusually active…

Candidates kick off an unusual Election Day in Costa Rica
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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Candidates kick off an unusual Election Day in Costa Rica

AFP - April 1, 2018

Polling stations across Costa Rica opened early Sunday for a presidential election that has split the country between an ultra-conservative evangelical preacher and a former Cabinet minister from the…

PHOTOS: Final pre-election activities for Costa Rica’s candidates
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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PHOTOS: Final pre-election activities for Costa Rica’s candidates

Elizabeth Lang - April 1, 2018

Costa Rican presidential candidates Fabricio Alvarado, from the National Restoration Party (PRN), and Carlos Alvarado, from the Citizen Action Party (PAC), spent the last days before the…

Welcome to The Tico Times’ all-day election coverage in Costa Rica
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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Welcome to The Tico Times’ all-day election coverage in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - April 1, 2018

Good morning and welcome to the day Costa Rica has been waiting for, in various states of excitement, trepidation and discord, ever since the first round of…

Election Eve in San Pedro, Costa Rica
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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Election Eve in San Pedro, Costa Rica

The Tico Times - March 31, 2018

When it comes to politics or football, the Rotonda de la Hispanidad in San Pedro, Montes de Oca, just east of downtown San José, is a classic…

Dear Costa Rica: This is just getting started
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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Dear Costa Rica: This is just getting started

Bernardo Montes de Oca - March 31, 2018

I usually turn in my column to my editor-in-chief well ahead of time. This time around I'll admit that, just like those homework assignments we used to…

The heart of Fabricio Alvarado, part IV: ‘Incorruptible people’
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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The heart of Fabricio Alvarado, part IV: ‘Incorruptible people’

David Bolaños - March 31, 2018

On Feb. 4, 2018, Fabricio Alvarado – a presidential candidate who just weeks before was at only three percent in some polls – capped off his upward surge by…

What’s it really like to vote in Costa Rica? A new citizen’s perspective
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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What’s it really like to vote in Costa Rica? A new citizen’s perspective

Kate Galante - March 31, 2018

Comes that time of year when we must face the elections packet. Aghh! Pages and pages of obscure propositions and the names of obscure government officials. From…

Carlos Alvarado, novelist, musician and presidential candidate in Costa Rica
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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Carlos Alvarado, novelist, musician and presidential candidate in Costa Rica

AFP - March 31, 2018

Carlos Alvarado Quesada, is passionate about literature – with three published novels - and is a musician who likes rock, but in the current presidential runoff in…

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